Spinach & Lentil Dahl

Spinach & Lentil Dahl


spinach & lentil dahl

Spinach & Lentil Dahl

Get all the iron & nutrients you need in a delicious vegan dahl, made with local & organic spinach!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 red onion diced
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 knob ginger minced
  • 2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 cup green lentils rinsed
  • 1/2 cup red lentils rinsed
  • 1 pound chopped tomatoes or 1 can
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 3-4 handfuls spinach roughly chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large pot over medium heat, add a dash of olive oil and sauté onions until softened. Add garlic, ginger, and spices. Continue cooking for a couple of minutes.
  • Add lentils, tomato, coconut milk, and water & bring to a boil. Lower heat & simmer, covered, for 25 minutes or until green lentils are soft. You may need to add more water if the mixture looks too thick.
  • Turn the heat off & add spinach. Season with salt & pepper.
  • Serve with naan, roasted potatoes, or basmati rice.


Recipe from Vegan food by Nina.
Keyword cherry tomatoes, maui onion, spinach
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